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Elephant scape (Elephas maximus)
The Asian elephant, also known as the Asiatic elephant, is the only living species of the genus Elephas and is distributed throughout the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, from India in the west, Nepal in the north, Sumatra in the south, and to Borneo in the east. This herd of Elephants were in for their afternoon drink and bath.
Habitat
Asian elephants inhabit grasslands, tropical evergreen forests, semi-evergreen forests, moist deciduous forests, dry deciduous forests and dry thorn forests, in addition to cultivated and secondary forests and scrublands. Over this range of habitat types elephants occur from sea level to over 3,000 m (9,800 ft). In the eastern Himalaya in northeast India, they regularly move up above 3,000 m (9,800 ft) in summer.
Location
Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India
Date taken
12 March 2021
Scientific name
Elephas maximus
Equipment used
Nikon D500, Sigma 150-500mm
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
1/2000 Sec, f/5, ISO 640
Staff member
Opus Editor
Supporter
Oh my!!! How wonderful it must be to see a herd come in like that Shanxix.

You've taken a wonderful picture of them too - many thanks for showing it to us.
 

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Category
Wild Mammals
Added by
shanxix
Date added
View count
293
Comment count
4

Image metadata

Device
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D500
Aperture
ƒ/5
Focal length
150.0 mm
Exposure time
1/2000 second(s)
ISO
640
Filename
_SHX7166b.jpg
File size
2.4 MB
Date taken
Fri, 12 March 2021 3:06 PM
Dimensions
5207px x 2574px

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